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Sprawling over 40 square miles and four counties, Illinois ' second-largest city is transforming its once-industrial downtown and reversing its down-at-the-heels image. Read more about Aurora, IL

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Sprawling over 40 square miles and four counties, Illinois ' second-largest city is transforming its once-industrial downtown and reversing its down-at-the-heels image. Read more about Aurora, IL

Find community news and events at TribLocal Aurora.
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  • Kane County voters reject disability tax

    Kane County voters reject disability tax
    Kane County residents voted against a 0.1 percent property tax that would have generated about $12 million annually to fund services for the developmentally disabled. With all precincts reporting, 63.8 percent voted no on the proposal Tuesday, according...
  • Theater preservationists remember 'visionary' Shepardson

    Theater preservationists remember 'visionary' Shepardson
    Supporters of the renovation of the Wheaton Grand Theater are mourning the loss of a man whose vision guided much of the efforts to preserve the historic movie house and others around the country. Ray Shepardson, 70, of Wheaton, died on Monday night...
  • Kelley, Kaupas to face off for sheriff's election

    Kelley, Kaupas to face off for sheriff's election
    A detective and a deputy chief each appeared to have secured wins Tuesday night in the Democratic and Republican primaries leading up to November's Will County sheriff election. Will County Sheriff's Detective Mike Kelley declared victory in the...
  • Naperville police blotter: March 19

    Naperville police blotter: March 19
    The following items were taken from Naperville police reports: NAPERVILLE •A vehicle was stolen from the 1600 block of West Diehl Road between 9 and 11 p.m. March 6. •A person was cited for possession of cannabis about 11:47 a.m. March 7...
  • Aurora welcomes UConn's Boatright as hometown hero

     Aurora welcomes UConn's Boatright as hometown hero
    Ryan Boatright may now be known best for overcoming a sprained ankle to help lead the Connecticut Huskies to an unexpected NCAA men's basketball national championship this year. But for the several hundred people who welcomed him back to his hometown of...
  • Man gets 25 years for attacking 2 women

    Man gets 25 years for attacking 2 women
    An Aurora man pleaded guilty Wednesday to attacks on two women and was sentenced to 25 years in prison, according to Kane County prosecutors. In a negotiated plea, Tyrone M. Young, 31, formerly of the 800 block of Sard Avenue, admitted guilt to one...
  • Congressional candidates debate minimum wage

    Congressional candidates debate minimum wage
    Three of four Republican candidates running for a congressional seat representing the west and southwest suburbs say they would not support raising the national minimum wage. State Rep. Darlene Senger, Ian Bayne and Chris Balkema expressed their...
  • Authorities ID woman killed after being struck by car in Aurora

    Authorities ID woman killed after being struck by car in Aurora
    Police have released the identity of the woman who died early Thursday on the west side of Aurora after she was struck by a car. Frances E. Kuntz, 56, was apparently walking in the roadway on Randall Road, just south of Sullivan Road, around 4:15 a.m....
  • Settlement reached in suit over sex abuse by Aurora band director

    Settlement reached in suit over sex abuse by Aurora band director
    A former student has settled a lawsuit against the West Aurora High School district officials who she said failed to take the steps that would have prevented a band teacher from sexually abusing her. According to Kane County court records, the lawsuit was...
  • Area high schools ranked among best

    Area high schools ranked among best
    Five area high schools made U.S. News & World Report's annual list of the country's best. U.S. News profiled more than 19,000 public schools across the country and ranked the highest 4,707 based on state test scores and college readiness. Here's how...
  • Naperville police blotter: Feb. 11

    Naperville police blotter: Feb. 11
    The following items were taken from police reports: Naperville A basement in the 900 block of Hidden Lake Road was flooded after someone turned on the outside water spigot between 10 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Jan. 30. A wallet was stolen after being left...